The Hunter's Rede by F.T. McKinstry is the first installment in the Chronicles of Ealiron about a hunter named Lorth and his the quest he finds himself on.
Plot 4/5: There was a major twist that I wasn't expecting.
Characters 4/5: The characters are pretty fleshed out. I found myself liking Lorth very much.
World building 4/5: There are different places and races which enhanced the story.
Pacing 3/5: The pacing was steady, but dragged with wordy descriptions.
Writing 4/5: The writing is good with very few typos.
Won in a Goodreads giveaway, and also purchased on Amazon (not realizing it was the same book).